Definition of "unreasonable" [un•rea•son•a•ble]

  • Not governed by reason: an unreasonable attitude. (adjective)
  • Exceeding reasonable limits; immoderate: unreasonable demands. See Synonyms at excessive. (adjective)

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Use "unreasonable" in a sentence
  • "Because the term "unreasonable" is a little vague, the decision about these rate increases is regulated at the state level."
  • "Democrat had proposed a 25 percent tax on what they called unreasonable profits raked in by the five biggest U.S. oil companies."
  • "And that is this tax on what they call unreasonable profits from the oil companies."